Covid-19 Series, Entry #18

1988, the Rapture and the dangers of masking Like most children of the 80s, I endured and survived the quirkiest of decades.  I wanted to be cool like Punky Brewster, longed to have an alien friend like Alf, turned my nose up at the kids who traded Garbage Pail Kids, owned an excessive amount of … Continue reading Covid-19 Series, Entry #18

Covid-19 Series, Entry #17

I'm moving to Vermont. Not really, but it seems like Vermont is full of reasonable people who make good decisions based on facts and data. Right now 83% of the eligible population has been vaccinated in Vermont and they only have 3 people hospitalized with Covid. They also have lovely trees that turn vibrant colors … Continue reading Covid-19 Series, Entry #17

Side Hustlin’

Have you ever though, "Dang...I really could use a little more responsibility in my life." or "Gosh...I'd really like to have more things to spend money on and subsequently deplete my savings account!"? Probably not. And I don't remember having either one of those conscious thoughts, but somehow that's where we are. Voluntarily, no less. … Continue reading Side Hustlin’

When I Can’t Sleep

Yesterday, a small miracle happened. When I got home from work I had a hot second to lay down on the couch. I told Danny I was just going to rest for a minute, but when I closed my eyes, my "rest" turned into a full on nap. The likes of which simply don't happen … Continue reading When I Can’t Sleep

Covid-19 Series, Entry #15

Good news and bad news. We've started watching The Crown, so please read this in a British accent, a la Claire Foy as Queen Elizabeth. Now. Let's start with some good news, shall we? My lovely family indulged my desire to have a rather spoofy holiday card this year and... I present to you... "Best … Continue reading Covid-19 Series, Entry #15

Covid-19 Series, Entry #14

Thanks-mother-effing-giving. Oh, hey there! So...big holiday coming up tomorrow. Also, we're still in the midst of a pandemic...lest you had forgotten, or maybe you are still using denial as a coping mechanism. In the past two hours, I have had two different friends reach out to me for advice regarding loved ones who have been … Continue reading Covid-19 Series, Entry #14